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03/23/2017 at 10:55. Facebook
At Cities4Climate yesterday, Maroš Šefčovič and Christiana Figueres called on every mayor, local leader and citizen to join the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy taking action for the climate and helping achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. Clean energy and sustainable urban mobility are creating jobs at the local level and improving quality of life.
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03/21/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
Forests are essential in our daily lives and a powerful ally in the fight against climate change [ Europa.eu Link ]

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EU Climate Action
03/20/2017 at 13:26. Facebook
Climate action makes us happy!
What about you? Tell us about your climate-smart choices – no action is too small! Check out our climate tips: [ Europa.eu Link ]

#HappinessDay #ClimateAction #Happy #ClimateTips
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03/19/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
As a soup, chips, in salads or mash: our vegetable of the month is celeriac or celery root. Excellent source for vitamin K and phosphorus among others.

More tips on shopping and eating: [ Europa.eu Link ]

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EU Climate Action
03/18/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Maybe in your relaxed weekend strolls, you can capture what nature means to you and participate in the European Environment Agency's ‘NATURE@work’ photo competition: [ Europa.eu Link ]

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03/17/2017 at 07:07. Facebook
We are on our way to meeting our 2020 renewable energy targets. You can spot how your country is doing in this infographic by Eurostat
Find more information: [ Europa.eu Link ]

#Renewables #RenewableEnergy #Energy #Climate #EU2020 #Statistics
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03/16/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Check out what we achieved on climate and energy in our 2016 General Report.
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You can also find information about progress on all our priorities.

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Want to know more about EU #ClimateAction? Watch our video and visit our website [ Europa.eu Link ]
We have lift off! Sentinel 2B has begun its mission with its twin (2A) to provide pictures of the earth that will help improve agricultural practices, detect pollution in lakes and coastal waters and deliver information for emergency services. [ Esa.int Link ]

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Are you working on an innovative idea that could help reuse CO2 on a commercial scale? You could apply for a Horizon Prize for €1.5 million. Find more information here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
The goal of the prize is to incentivise researchers and innovators and enhance efforts to reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions in the atmosphere.

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Do you know or work on a low-carbon or clean energy project? Apply until April 10 for an EU Sustainable Energy Award! [ Eusew.eu Link ] #EUSEW17 #sustainable #cleanenergy #lowcarbon #award #apply #innovation EU Sustainable Energy Week
The beautiful Greek forests are a wonderful place to walk through. They also provided the grounds for the AdaptFor project supported by the LIFE programme. Its goal was to study how we can better manage our forests in a changing climate and still ensure that they act as carbon sinks. [ Bit.ly Link ]

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European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete and Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna met today in Ottawa, Ontario, and reaffirmed their commitment to address climate change and to accelerate innovation for clean growth. [ Europa.eu Link ]

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The Paris Agreement is now international law: time for action! EU farmers and foresters have a key role to play [ Europa.eu Link ]

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The power of citizens: an alternative, community-based system of exchange is now in a rapid growth phase in northeastern Belgium. Researchers believe it is a way for people to respond locally to fight challenges like reducing CO2 emissions.
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#Cities #Community #Citizens #exchange #voluntarywork #Belgium #emissions #CO2
Clean, sustainable energy is all around us. Maybe, in the future, it will be possible to harness the one we produce? According to Dr Gonzalo Murillo it is.
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Researchers are building a diamond-based device that can remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and transform it into valuable chemicals, including fuel: [ Europa.eu Link ]

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Working on climate mitigation or adaptation project looking for a partner? Want to know more about projects in your field or country? Here is way to find more information: Horizon 2020 Environment & resources data hub.

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Energy Efficiency = key to achieving climate targets. New furnaces could radically reduce power consumption, waste generation and particle emissions, as well as transform heat losses into usable energy and recycle carbon monoxide produced during the process.
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#EnergyEfficiency #Climate #Furnace #Industry